Strategic Environmental Assessment in Action

Strategic Environmental Assessment in Action

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by Riki Therivel
     
 

In the words of Therivel (Oxford Brookes U. School of Planning, UK), "Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a process that aims to integrate environmental and sustainability considerations in strategic decision-making." She offers a manual on the design and implementation of SEA programs, particularly focusing on the implementation of the European Union… See more details below

Overview

In the words of Therivel (Oxford Brookes U. School of Planning, UK), "Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a process that aims to integrate environmental and sustainability considerations in strategic decision-making." She offers a manual on the design and implementation of SEA programs, particularly focusing on the implementation of the European Union Directive 2001/42/EC "on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment." and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Protocol on SEA. Distributed by Stylus. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844070411
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Riki Therivel is a partner with Levett-Therivel sustainability consultants and a Visiting Professor at Oxford Brookes University's School of the Built Environment. She is the co-author of The Practice of Strategic Environmental Assessment (1996) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (1992).

Table of Contents

List of figures, tables and boxes
Acknowledgements
List of acronyms and abbreviations
Pt. IIntroducing strategic environmental assessment
1Introduction3
2Strategic environmental assessment : an overview7
3The European Union SEA directive and UNECE SEA protocol20
4The SEA process as a whole36
Pt. IIThe SEA process
5Setting the context for SEA57
6Describing the environmental baseline, identifying problems, links to other strategic actions75
7Identifying alternatives109
8Predicting, evaluating and mitigating impacts133
9Documentation, implementation and monitoring175
Pt. IIIAssuring SEA quality
10Ensuring that the SEA is done well and resourcing it185
App. AEuropean Union Directive 2001/42/EC210
App. BUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment222
App. CSEA prediction and evaluation techniques239
References262
Index269

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